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3rd General Assembly

"The SmartGrids Revolution" - make it happen

8th -9th October 2008 Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, Brussels, Belgium

1st Day: 8 October 2008 Registration and check in start at 09:00

Plenary Session Chair: Pier Nabuurs, Chairman of the ETP SmartGrids & CEO KEMA, The Netherlands  



Alejo Vidal-Quadras, MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament

Raffaele Liberali, Director at the Directorate-General for Research, European Commission Gerhard Seyrling, President AREVA T&D France

Andreas Umbach, President of European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG)

Setting the scene
Ronnie Belmans, Full Professor and Chairman of ELIA, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

SmartGrids Strategic Deployment Document (SDD)
Duncan Botting, Managing Director, ITI Energy, UK
Tahir Kapetanovic, Director Electricity, Energie-Control GmbH



12:30 Lunch Break and Visit to the Poster Exhibition

4 Parallel Sessions


- Deployment Priorities (DP) A, B and C: (“power engineering business cases”)
Chair: Duncan Botting, Managing Director, ITI Energy

DP A: Optimizing Grid Operation and Usage
Carlo Sabelli, Director TERNA, Union for the Coordination of Transmission of Electricity (UCTE)
DP B: Optimizing Grid Infrastructure
John Scott, Market Issue leader Network Innovation and New Technologies, KEMA
DP C: Integrating Large Scale Intermittent Generation
Henning Kruse, Chairman Wind ETP


- Deployment Priority D: SmartGrids ICT (focus impact on energy effi ciency and User readiness)
Chair: Maher Chebbo, Vice President Utilities Industry, Europe Middle East and Africa, SAP A.G., Germany
The DSO experience
Eugenio Di Marino, Head of Engineering and Standardization, Infrastructure and Networks Division, Enel, Italy
Telecommunications: only one infrastructure
Miguel A. Sánchez Fornié, Director Control Systems and Telecommunications, IBERDROLA, Spain
Linking SmartGrids and Telecom networks: improving or endangering security? Nouredine Hadjsaid, IDEA and Grenoble Institute of Technology
DG INFSO information society and media. Colette Maloney, European Commission (DG INFSO), Head of Unit ICT for Sustainable Growth, Brussels, Belgium


- Deployment Priority E: (Active Distribution Networks “empowering the customer”)
Chair: Tahir Kapetanovic, Director Electricity, Energie-Control GmbH, Austria

Address Project, Italy. Paola Petroni, Head of Networks Technologies, Infrastructure and Networks Division Enel and Project Manager for EU

Smart interactions between customers and grid: what the future could look like. Yves Bamberger, Executive Vice-President, Head of Corporate EDF R&D, EDF, France

Nikos Hatziargyriou, Vice Chairman and deputy CEO, PPC, Greece

EU PV approach, future developments and expectations on SmartGrids.Emiliano Perezagua, Chief Operations Offi cer, ISOFOTON S.A., Chairman of the Photovoltaic Technology Platform


-Deployment Priority F: New Market Places, Users and Energy Effi ciency
Chair: Rainer Bacher, Bacher Energie, representing Swiss Federal Offi ce of Energy - Vice Chairman, Switzerland
Responsive Applications in a SmartGrid. Klaas Vegter, Chief Technology Offi cer Philips Lighting
Setting up customer centric retail markets. Clara Poletti, Director IEFE Bocconi University, Milan, Italy




Key Messages:

John Scott, Market Issue leader Network Innovation and New Technologies, KEMA

17:00 Visit to the Poster Exhibition End of the first day of the conference
20:00 Conference Dinner

2nd Day: 9 October 2008

Modernising and Financing the Grid

9:00 Keynote: Per Hallberg, Vatenfall European Affairs, Brussels, Belgium


Report DP A+B+C

Ruud de Bruijne, SenterNovem, Expert Renewable Energy, The Netherlands

Report DP D

Gunta Slihta, Vice-Director of the Institute of Physical Energetics, Latvia

Report DP E

João A. Peças Lopes, INESC Porto and Faculdade de Engenharia, University of Porto, Portugal

Report DP F

Nick Jenkins, Professor, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

11:00 Coffee break
11:30 -Introduction and Presentation of the 3rd International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources
Gilles Bourgain, GDF SUEZ, Research and Innovation Division, France
11:35 National Activities
Gerald Vones, Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour
Head of Unit Energy Engineering and Technology“, Austria
ERA-NET SmartGrids
Ruud de Bruijne, SenterNovem, Expert Renewable Energy, The Netherlands
11:55 SmartGrids Association: Introduction of the Association
Norberto Santiago, President, Grupo ZIV SA, Spain
12:25 Round up and Farewell, Lunch - Sandwich Buffet



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